Shirakawago Half-day Tour + Hida Folk Village Winter Light-up Ticket

The tour 2019 has ended
Date: from January 12th to February 28th, 2019

Have you imagined that you could enjoy both day time scenery in Shirakawago and light-up illumination in beautiful Gassho style museum in one day? Hida Folk Village (Hida no Sato) is an open air museum in Takayama which exhibits over 30 traditional houses relocated from Gassho-style villages in Shirakawago and Gokayama. The old thatched-roof houses with steep roofs will be illuminated to create a spectacular scenery. Click here for the detail of Shirakawago half-day tour.


Adult (over 12 years of age): 4,700
Child (3-11 years of age): 4,100
Child (0-2 years of age): 100
*500 discount for guests staying at J-Hoppers Hida Takayama Guesthouse.
The ticket for Hida Folk Village Winter Light-up will be given during Shirakawago bus tour. If you would like to visit Hida Folk Village the day before Shirakawago bus tour please come to our office for your ticket.

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Access to Hida Folk Village

30 minutes walk from JR Takayama station or about 15 minutes by Nohi bus from Takayama Bus Centre (210 yen each way).
*Trasportaion fee to Hida folk village is not included.
*Bus schedule and fare indicated below is last year’s information. The bus schedule and bus fare are subject to change.

Takayama B.C. Hida Folk Village
18:00 18:14
18:30 18:44
19:00 19:14

Hida Folk Village Takayama B.C.
19:20 19:35
19:50 20:05
20:00 20:15

Sample Schedule

Morning Takayama Sightseeing
13:20-17:20 Shirakawago afternoon tour
Dinner in Takayama [ local food info ]
18:30 Take a bus to Hida Folk Village. Enjoy the illumination!
20:00 Take a bus back to Takayama

Cancellation and Modification

  • You can cancel/modify your reservation at any time with the following charges.
  • All charges are quoted in Japanese yen.
  • This policy does not apply for the party of the 5 or more.
  • If you cancel on the previous day please call +81-577-62-9545 by 18:00.
Date of Cancellation/Modification Charge (per person)
25 to 48 hours before 50% of the tour fee
Within 24 hours before your tour or no show 100% of the tour fee


Domestic: 0577-62-9545 From overseas: +81-577-62-9545 (Business hour: from 8am to 10pm in Japan time)

The office is in J-Hoppers Hida Takayama Guest House (how to access).

Send request form from the below.